Regina-born Chris Kunitz hangs up skates after 15 seasons in the NHL

Regina-born Chris Kunitz is calling it quits after 15 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL). Kunitz, 39, made the announcement on Tuesday. According to the Chicago Blackhawks, Kunitz will join the club’s operation department as a player development advisor.…

Rower McBean named Team Canada chief for Tokyo Olympics

OTTAWA — Marnie McBean is ready to inject some confidence into Canada’s Olympic team. READ MORE: Homegrown Manitoban Olympian triathlete looking ahead to 2020 games Story continues below McBean was named Canada’s chef de mission for the 2020 Tokyo Summer…

Raptors’ Nick Nurse to coach Team Canada at 2019 FIBA World Cup: source

Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse has agreed to coach Canada’s men’s basketball team at the 2019 FIBA World Cup — and possibly beyond. READ MORE: Toronto Raptors beat Milwaukee Bucks to win NBA Eastern Conference finals Story continues below A…

U of R considers next move after losing appeal in Miranda Biletski case

The University of Regina says it’s considering its next move after losing an appeal of an earlier verdict that found the school liable after a teen was paralyzed diving into the university’s pool. Story continues below A spokesman says the…

Male cheerleader smashing sterotypes

May 24 2019 12:48pm Manitoba cheerleader, Nick Verburg, smashes sports stereotypes. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({ url: “/gnca-ajax/videoshare-links/{\”id\”:\”” + svp.releaseInfo.contentId + “\”}/”, async: false…

Edmonton’s Plouffe sisters among 3 Canadian women’s basketball players retiring from international competition

Three longtime members of the Canadian women’s basketball team are retiring from international competition. Guard Nirra Fields of Lachine, Que., and Edmonton twin sisters Katherine and Michelle Plouffe announced their decisions on Thursday. Fields made her Canada debut for the…